Fringelip Mullet, Crenimugil heterocheilos (Bleeker 1855)


Other Names: Fringe-lipped Mullet, Half Fringelip Mullet

Illustration of a Fringelip Mullet, Crenimugil heterocheilos (as Mugil banksi). Source: Plate 5, in Seale (1910) The Philippine Journal of Science Section A 4(6) (for 1909): 491-543, Pls. 1-13 / Biodiversity Heritage Library. License: CC BY Attribution


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Fringelip Mullet, Crenimugil heterocheilos (Bleeker 1855)

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Distribution

Northern Great Barrier Reef to Moreton Bay, Queensland. Elsewhere the species occurs in the east-Indo-west Pacific, from Indonesia and the Philippines east to Vanuatu, north to Japan (Ryukyu Islands) and south to Australia and New Caledonia.
Inhabits turbid channels and gravel-bottoms in coastal waters, ascending rivers into freshwater, often penetrating far upstream from the river mouth.

Species Citation

Mugil heterocheilos Bleeker 1855, Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië 9: 198. Type locality: Batjan, Indonesia.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Fringelip Mullet, Crenimugil heterocheilos (Bleeker 1855)

References


Allen, G.R. 1991. Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of New Guinea. Madang : Christensen Research Institute 268 pp.

Allen, G. R., Storey, A.W. & Yarrao, M. 2008. Freshwater fishes of the Fly River Papua New Guinea. Tabubil, PNG: Ok Tedi Mining, vii + 1-213 + pls.

Bleeker, P. 1855. Tweede bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van Batjan. Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië 9: 191-202 

Harrison, I.J. & Senou, H. 1999. Order Mugiliformes. pp. 2069-2790 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069-2790.

Hoese, D. 2012. Crenimugil heterocheilos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T196422A2456396. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012.RLTS.T196422A2456396.en. Downloaded on 13 December 2018.

Jordan, D.S. & Seale, A. 1906. The fishes of Samoa. Description of the species found in the Archipelago, with a provisional checklist of the fishes of Oceania. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries (U.S.) for 1905 25: 173-455 figs 1-111 pls 33-53 (as Liza papillosa)

Kottelat, M. 2013. The fishes of the inland waters of southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibliography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 27: 1-663 

Macleay, W.J. 1883. Contribution to the knowledge of the fishes of New Guinea. No. 4. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 1 8(2): 252-280 (as Mugil papillosus)

Masuda, H., Amaoka, K., Araga, C., Uyeno, T. & Yoshino, T. (eds) 1984. The Fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Tokyo : Tokai University Press Vol. 1–2 437 pp. 247 figs 370 pls. 

McCulloch, A.R. & Whitley, G.P. 1925. A list of the fishes recorded from Queensland waters. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 8(2): 125-182 (as Mugil papillosa)

Roberts, T.R. 1978. An ichthyological survey of the Fly River in Papua New Guinea with descriptions of new species. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 281: 1-72 figs 1-39

Thomson, J.M. 1997. The Mugilidae of the world. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 41(3): 457-562 fig. 1 

Whitley, G.P. 1941. Ichthyological notes and illustrations. The Australian Zoologist 10(1): 1-50 figs 1-32 pls 1-2

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37381024

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:0-3 m

Habitat:Coastal marine to freshwater

Max Size:50 cm SL

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